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Q&A with Coach McGuire about boys basketball season

Nick Darcus is one of a few players returning from last year's regional tournament team.
November 16, 2020

The Rider boys basketball team is coming off a trip to the regional tournament, but when they begin the 2020-21 season next week, the Raiders will be full of new faces.  The Rider Chronicle sat down...

Lip sync without the lips

Junior Caitlyn Cheek fakes playing the guitar during
Rider Theatre readies for beloved tradition
November 12, 2020

Lip sync is a well-known and beloved tradition at Rider High School.  Despite challenges faced due to COVID-19, the show must go on! With the mask mandate, actors have to rely on their body language...

Rider reacts to $276.4 million bond passing

Rider High School will close down at the end of the 2023-24 school year.
November 7, 2020

Proposition A of WFISD’s school bond officially passed on Thursday evening upon the finalization of election results.  The proposal to construct two new high schools narrowly passed, receiving 14,538...

Q/A with Coach Webb about the girls basketball season

The Rider girls basketball team is coming off its most successful season under coach Kendall Webb.
October 30, 2020

Under head coach Kendall Webb, the Lady Raiders had their best season during the 2019-2020 school year, winning 30 games and capturing a share of the district title. The Rider Chronicle talked with Webb...

Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19

Q/A with Rider students recently recovered from COVID-19
October 30, 2020

It’s no secret that Rider students have contracted COVID-19 since the reopening of schools as more than 20 students and staff have come down with the virus. As the cases hit an all-time high across parts...

The ultimate spooky season movie marathon

The ultimate spooky season movie marathon
October 27, 2020

It's the spookiest time of year once again, but Halloween looks different this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. Since trick-or-treating and visiting haunted houses are considered high-risk activities,...

Rider pulls off virtual pep rally during rivalry week

This year's Mum Day pep rally will have a different feel as it will be a virtual one.
October 23, 2020

Despite uncertainties earlier this week about what Rider vs. Old High would entail amid coronavirus concerns, the Mum Day pep rally is still on. However, the traditional pep rally experience will be different...

Martin: Nothing beats Rider-Old High week

Stacie Martin standing in front of the No. 1 sign in the back of her classroom.
October 21, 2020

While I am certain that every school in the state of Texas has an arch-rival that it meets yearly and that school celebrates a homecoming of epic proportion, I cannot imagine that any of those celebrations...

Everything you need to know about the WFISD School Bond

The Wichita Falls ISD is wanting to build two new high schools in this bond.
Seniors react to district's proposition to build new schools
October 21, 2020

Early voting is underway, and among candidates contesting for presidency, city mayorship and the county commissioner are Wichita Falls Independent School District’s [WFISD] Propositions A and B to build...

A rundown for this year’s atypical Rider/Old High week

Students spent many hours over the weekend decorating for Rider-Old High week.
October 19, 2020

Throughout this year, expect the unexpected has felt like a common theme. Rider/Old High week is no exemption. Since the big week has been moved up almost a month, everyone is scrambling to meet deadlines...

Q/A with senior wide receiver Nick Darcus

Senior Nick Darcus makes a catch in Rider's season opener against Midland.
October 16, 2020

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2021’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As with the...

Q/A with JROTC Battalion Commander Arianna Menden

Senior Arianna Menden at the September 25th game Rider vs Midland.
October 15, 2020

Friday is a special night as many seniors will be honored at the football game against Lubbock Coronado. The Rider Chronicle sat down with JROTC battalion commander Arianna Menden to talk about the organization...

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